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Pear and Pomegranate Salad is rich in fiber and suitable to be served with a selection of low fat cheeses and unsalted nuts.

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh, ripe pears (peeled, cored and sliced into thin pieces)
  • 2 medium size pomegranates (skin and membrane removed)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (ground)
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg (ground)
  • 3 tablespoons of almonds or walnuts (chopped)
  • 6 sprigs of mint leaves

Preparation

  • Place the pear slices and pomegranate seeds in a bowl
  • Toss the mixture with lemon juice
  • Add honey, cinnamon and nutmeg to the mixture and mix well
  • Keep it in refrigerator for 1 hour to have a combination of flavors
  • Serve in individual bowls
  • Top with chopped almonds or walnuts and garnish with mint leaves

Low fat cheese or unsalted nuts can be served on the side.

Servings: 6
Calories per serving: 125
Fat per serving: 2 grams

Health Profile

Pear and Pomegranate Salad is appropriate for older children, adults, pregnant and lactating women, and people with heart disease and is NOT appropriate for babies. People with diabetes should consult their dietitian on the appropriate portion size considering one serving equals 20 grams of carbohydrates.